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1440 Timberwolf Drive, PO Box 964, Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA
1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

Design for Recycle

RecycleThe following organizations have suggested guidelines that can be used to minimize or eliminate many of the issues facing the recycling of PET bottles. These guidelines cover labels, adhesives, multilayer structures, closures, inks, liners, etc. They can be found by accessing each of the following organizations at their respective websites.

Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers: APR

http://www.plasticsrecycling.org/apr-design-guide/apr-design-guide-home

European PET Bottle Platform: EPBP

http://www.epbp.org/design-guidelines/products

The Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment: INCPEN

http://incpen.org/docs/PackGuide.pdf

Recycling of Used Plastics Limited: RECOUP

http://www.recoup.org/p/130/recyclability-by-design

Waste & Resources Action Programme: WRAP

http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/material-specific-considerations-0